Gearing Up

January 29, 2010 in Books, Indoor Activities, Pregnancy - 4 Comments

We have finally been getting ready for the baby around here. I decided to put off anything baby-related until after Christmas. I figured that would leave me plenty of time to prepare for our new arrival, but other tasks have seemed to take precedence since the holidays. First it was…

Makeshift Playroom

We have an unfinished basement that really isn’t good for anything but storage. We would love to add a couple of bedrooms, a bathroom, and a main family room/home theater to the space. However, since we have neither the skills nor the funds for those ideas, we are left with…

All I wanted today…

January 22, 2010 in Blakeisms, Cadbury Eggs, Chores - 9 Comments

…was a clean house and a bag of Cadbury mini-eggs. It’s only 2pm but I think it’s pretty safe to say that neither of these things are going to happen. I came down with this awful cold (passed along from the dear husband) this week and it has been a…

MLK Day Getaway

January 20, 2010 in Cabin, Friends - 1 Comment

We spent the long weekend at the cabin with our best college buddies, Nathan and Alisa Frakes. We got married within a few days of each other, met in our first student married ward, and have pretty much been inseparable ever since. We used to spend almost every weekend at…

Debut

January 14, 2010 in Fears, Pregnancy, Teaching, Yoga - 11 Comments

Tonight marked my official yoga teaching debut. My fall class was cancelled because they didn’t advertise it in time, but tonight, my class was packed with 14 preggos. I’ve never been to a prenatal yoga class with more than 4 students, so I could not believe the response! Troy took…

One, Two, Nine, Six!

January 10, 2010 in Blakeisms, Church, Videos - 3 Comments

This is the order Blake by which counts everything. He also thinks that every item is either the color “yellow” or “bean” (green). Finally, I thought it was really funny when he added a few extra syllables to the sound that a rooster makes. Additionally, may I just shout out…

Activities

January 8, 2010 in Blake, Indoor Activities, Teaching - 5 Comments

To avoid this: …as well as to avoid the post-holiday blahs and the stir-craziness that result from staying at home all day with a two-year-old, Blake and I have been sharing some special time together each day. While sitting in the warm Arizona afternoon sunshine over the holidays, I put…

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